Examples Of Reality In The Allegory Of The Cave

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Everyone in the world has questioned what is reality. Are we really here, is my reality real or not? In the Allegory of the Cave Pluto shows the reality of some men who have been in a cave since they were kids staring at a wall that shadows get cast at. That was their reality, it was the only world they knew of. Yet once the prisoner was free and stepped outside the prior knowledge he knew of because false. His reality crumbed before his eyes once he realized it was not all to life. Although his reality was crushed the men back in the cave still thought it was all to life.

There was a moment where the freed prisoner came back to let the others know of his new knowledge, but it was no use. They all found his reality to be false because how

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